Finance and Policy
The Government of Côte d’Ivoire, through their Ministry of Mines, Oil and Energy and Cote d’Ivoire Energies has issued a Request For Prequalification (RFQ) for the design, financing, construction and operation of two grid-connected solar PV plants.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the government of Niger have announced that they will be developing up to 50MW of grid-connected solar power. The power generated will be equivalent to roughly 20% of the country’s installed capacity.
ENGIE, Meridiam and FONSIS have commissioned PV power plants as part of the Scaling Solar programme with a total production capacity of 60MW.
Côte d’Ivoire has joined the World Bank’s Scaling Solar programme, a package of transaction structuring advice to support solar energy projects.
ENGIE and its partners; Meridiam and FONSIS have signed the EPC, O&M and finance contracts for two solar PV projects of 60MW.
Business and markets
The World Bank Group’s Scaling Solar programme, designed to help remove obstacles to developing large-scale solar power in developing countries, has set a new...